“Clear lakes” — a major project implemented in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region since 2009. The movement brings together a range of different environmental actions.
The idea is to give citizens and residents the field of pure shores was born in 2009 in the “Swiss club”, community journalists and editors of leading mass media of St. Petersburg under the chairmanship of the mayor of Davos Hans Peter Michel and the President of the Group of COPPER, doctor of medical Sciences Tamaz Mchedlidze.
The aim of the project
The main goal of the movement “Clean lakes” — the consolidation of society on the initiative of socially responsible business and the formation of ecological consciousness of the population.
The objective of the project is the combined efforts of business, government and the media to change people’s minds, to promote a healthy lifestyle and care about nature.
The tools of the project . organization of cleaning the lakes, resonant public actions.
The essence of seasonal events . the business allocates funds for cleaning coastal areas of the lakes of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region. Organizes volunteers, Continue reading
Scandinavia is a geographical region, which is located in the Northern part of Europe, on the same Peninsula. Scandinavia is synonymous to the Scandinavian countries.
The composition of the Scandinavian countries include Sweden and Norway. However, officially, Scandinavia also includes Denmark and with Iceland, which are eaten with Sweden and Norway in addition to language, history and religion, economy and cultural way of life.
In 1952, when he formed the Nordic Council, which was aimed at cooperation between the Nordic countries include Finland in Scandinavia, bringing together five States in one.
Every country in Scandinavia is unique in its own way, surprising travelers with its beauty, history, culture.
Tourists enchanting wildlife and astonishing landscapes of Norway. Cascading waterfalls, picturesque valleys, lush, nobody can remain indifferent. “Severe” country of the fortified wall that protects the North-West Scandinavia from the North sea. Music, literature, art become one part of the nation.
In Iceland you can visit the amazing hot springs, waterfalls, rivers and even volcanoes, which constantly operate, spew lava and they are located Continue reading
Baikal. The amazing beauty of the lake, the unique creation of nature, crystal clear water… Probably every person in greater or lesser extent heard about the deepest lake on our planet. What do you know about Baikal?
Lake Baikal is located almost in the center of Eurasia, surrounded by high mountain ranges of the Baikal region. In length the lake stretches for 636 km, width – 80 km By area, Baikal is $ 31 470 km2. comparable to the size of Belgium (in this European country with cities and industrial centers with a population of almost 10 million people). The maximum depth of the lake – 1637 km – allow you to call Baikal the deepest in the world (average depth – 730 m). The African lake Tanganyika, which is among the deepest lakes on the planet, “behind” from lake Baikal to 200 m. of the thirty Islands is the largest island.
Baikal fill three hundred and thirty-six permanent rivers and streams, with half of the water brings the Selenga. Flows out of lake only river – Angara. To estimate the volume of lake Baikal, imagine that in ideal conditions (that will not fall and will not evaporate any drop from the surface), the Hangar, passing 60,9 km 3 of water annually, will need 387 years of continuous operation, to drain the lake! Continue reading